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District Attorney considers charges after NC employee tells 911 he shot robber

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ALEXANDER COUNTY, N.C. — A newly released 911 call lays out the intense moments after an Alexander County employee shot a man stealing from the Beasley Power Equipment store.

The district attorney is reviewing the case to decide if the employee should face charges. The DA met with the police chief and lead investigator Monday.

The store owner’s son fired his gun twice before calling 911. He told the dispatcher what happened inside the Taylorsville business.

He said he when he showed the thieves his pistol they took off in a vehicle. He told the dispatcher he shot the window out and hit one of the men.

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